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Buses replace trains via Grays on Sunday 28 January  

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

c2c between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness


Engineering work is taking place between Barking / Upminster and Pitsea via Grays, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

As a result, buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • Between Upminster and Pitsea via Ockendon

  • Between Upminster and Grays via Purfleet

Train services are able to run between Barking and Pitsea via Laindon as normal.

Customers travelling between Barking and Rainham can use their ticket at no extra cost on London Buses routes EL2 and 287.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.